Posts Tagged “jeremy paxman”

A New Statesman subscriber writes…

by Stephen Tall on October 28, 2013

As a New Statesman subscriber* I can’t help wondering what they would have said if The Spectator had asked a non-lefty entertainer to guest edit – someone like Jeremy Clarkson, say – and his opening words were: When I was (…)

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LDVideo: Danny Alexander on the Coalition’s economic record

by Stephen Tall on January 26, 2012

Lib Dem chief secretary to the treasury Danny Alexander was grilled by BBC Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman on Wednesday night about the UK’s negative growth figures — here’s what Danny had to say about the Coalition’s economic strategy: (Available on the BBC website here.) * Stephen Tall is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and also writes […]

LDVideo: Paxman and Boulton slug it out

by Stephen Tall on April 28, 2010

Here’s two rather different perspectives of our esteemed Fourth Estate in action. One shows a journalist who’s done his homework, and gets increasingly fed up with the refusal of a politician to deal in honest facts. The other shows a journalist who’s failed to do his homework, and gets increasingly frustrated with the persistence of […]

3 reasons to be pleased with Nick Clegg’s Paxman interview

by Stephen Tall on April 12, 2010

I’ve just finished watching Jeremy Paxman grill Nick Clegg live on BBC1 (presumably on iPlayer later). There are three reasons Lib Dems can be pleased with Nick’s performance:
1. Most importantly, Nick acquitted himself very well. In spite of some tough questions, combined with Paxman’s trademark habit of never allowing an interviewee to finish a sentence, […]

#G2010 – what I said (and didn’t get the chance to say)

by Stephen Tall on October 27, 2009

I mentioned last week that I was speaking at the Government 2010 conference as part of a panel discussion on ‘Blogging, Social Media and New Media’. 45 minutes might be enough time – at least if you believe Tony Blair (…)

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YouTube 'cos we want to: Tory leaders special

by Stephen Tall on June 17, 2009

Welcome to this latest instalment of our new LDV feature rounding up some of the best/worst/most curious political videos doing the rounds. How could I not start with David ‘Veer are yur papeers?’ Cameron’s indulgence in a bit of outdated (…)

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